• Thomas Stone

    National Historic Site Maryland

A Moderate Revolutionary

Prior to the Revolutionary War, Thomas Stone led a very comfortable life as a planter and lawyer. After realizing war with Great Britain was inevitable, he risked everything he held dear-- life, fortune, and sacred honor-- to safeguard American rights. To that end, Thomas Stone became one of 56 men to sign one of the most important documents in World History; the Declaration of Independence.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Stone family lived at Haberdeventure from 1770 until 1936, a total of six generations.When a fire destroyed much of the main house in 1977, the house had been continuously occupied for over 200 years.